Which planet is called a red planet ?

(1) Venus
(2) Mercury
(3) Mars
(4) Jupiter

Correct Answer : (3) Mars planet is called a red planet.

Explanation:

Mars, red planet, is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second smallest planet in the Solar System. Mars has two small moons. Their names are Phobos (FOE-bohs) and Deimos (DEE-mohs). The average temperature is 63 degrees Celsius below zero.

Mars is often described as the “Red Planet”, as the iron oxide prevalent on its surface gives it a reddish appearance. The planet’s color can even be seen with the naked eye from Earth, appearing in the night sky as though it were a red star.

Mars, red planet, is a terrestrial planet with a thin atmosphere, having surface features reminiscent both of the impact craters of the Moon and the volcanoes, valleys, deserts, and polar ice caps of Earth.

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